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Dec 8, 2012 8:00am EST
of medicare rights this -- excuse me. my allergies are showing up. beatrice huffman skillfully chronicles america's struggle to make health care a right from the depression's through obamacare. her beautifully written account explores the pervasive rationing of medical care and insurance in our staggeringly unequal health system. healthcare for some is the compelling reminder of how far we have come but also how far we still have to go. the reviews keep this tone throughout, beautifully written, insightfully described, throwing research. this book is a must read. thank you so much for your work. i know we are all in for a treat right now so let me get out of the way, join me in welcoming beatrix hoffman to this age. [applause] >> thank you so much for that really kind introduction. i am honored. i want to thank the conference organizers for inviting me here today. in july of 1938 the roosevelt administration organize a national conference on health care reform. the great depression had been going on for nearly a decade. fdr had signed the social security act and fair labor standards act i
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